Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Angela Slater was recognized at the April 2013 Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce meeting, at the membership luncheon sponsored by the Riverview High School Athletic Booster Club. Her achievement took root in Brandon.
If it wasn't for her victories at Brandon High, Angela Slater wouldn't have achieved her 500th milestone win at Riverview High, which is why the coach and physical education teacher was recognied April 23 at the Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce's membership luncheon, sponsored by the Riverview High School Athletic Booster Club. The milestone win came March 26 at East Bay High School, where the Riverview Sharks, trailing with two outs in the final inning, scored a 9-6 victory after a three-run homer by Jordan Phillips. "I was always involved in athletics," said Slater, a physical education teacher, who attended Pensacola Junior College and the University of South Florida. "I played my way through school, on athletic scholarships." …
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
The Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce meets Nov. 27 at HCC at The Regent, in the Greater Brandon area of Riverview, in the southeast corner of the Winthrop community, off Watson Road.
The Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce, at its monthly meeting today, Nov. 27, at HCC at The Regent, is set to welcome 10 new members to the fold. Included in the new class of members are two Brandon businesses: AFLAC (Lynne Herrick) and Javi's Salsa (Sharri Nava). In addition to welcoming the new members, the chamber membership is set to applaud the group's 13 renewing members, including A Better Mortgage Solution, Brandon AutoMall FIAT, Morningstar Electric, Florida Embroidery and Title Boxing Club of Brandon. ______________ RIVERVIEW CHAMBER'S NEW MEMBERS (November 2012) ______________ RIVERVIEW CHAMBER'S RENEWING MEMBERS: (November 2012)
Monday, November 19, 2012
The Red Fork Cafe joins a growing number of new restaurants in the Greater Brandon Area. The cafe's Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce ribbon-cutting is set for Nov. 21.
The Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce has scheduled a Nov. 21 ribbon-cutting for the Red Fork Cafe in the shopping center at Lumsden Road and Kings Avenue. "Red Fork Cafe is a new specialty Caribbean/American restaurant in our community," notes a chamber post. It notes as well that the chef there "has been in the food industry 27 years, was born in Martinique Fort d France and has devoted her life to fresh food." Noted on the Red Fork Cafe Web site are the following chef favorites: The Nov. 21 ribbon-cutting is scheduled for 11:30 a.m.
Sunday, October 7, 2012
The Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce each year holds a Trick or Treat Street event at Riverview High School, where thousands of people show up, with or without costume, to meet with and get goodies from Greater Brandon/Riverview businesses.
Alison Farnan is this year's volunteer coordinator for the 2012 Trick or Treat Street (TOTS) event hosted by the Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce at Riverview High School, where thousands of people each year arrive for a safe place to dress up and get holiday treats. "It's a good, safe place for parents to bring their kids out and it's a great place to learn more about local businesses that you might not have heard of otherwise," said Farnan, whose own business is Click-Me-Quick, which provides mobile photography booths for personal, business and community events. Farnan said this is her first year involved with the event, which needs "150 to 200 volunteers, easily." The event, presented as well by the Hillsborough County Sheriff's …
Monday, August 13, 2012
There are three candidates vying for the honorary title this year.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
- D'Ann White
Monday, August 13, 2012
Sure, the race to see who will be elected the area's next state senator is interesting. But it's not nearly as fun as the race to become Riverview's next honorary mayor. Candidates for the title have been organizing a variety of events to raise funds for their designated charities. The candidate who raises the most money for charity will be declared the 2013 honorary mayor in October. Vying for the title are Elijah Heath of the Rotary Club of FishHawk-Riverview, Molly Blanton of the Gulf Ridge Council of the Boy Scouts of America and Mary Boyd of C1 Bank in Riverview. Heath, a financial adviser with Edward Jones in Lithia, will be raising funds for the FishHawk-Riverview Rotary Foundation. Blanton, district executive of the Gulf Ridge …
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
A small fire at Frost Elementary School on July 26 depleted school supplies in the shared classroom of teachers Holly Cover and Jamy Daily-Herman. Al Higginbotham's aide and Riverview chamber director Tanya Doran spread word of a drive to help.
Two kindergarten teachers at Frost Elementary School are facing the task of rebuilding their shared classroom with weeks to go before the Aug. 21 start of the new school year, according to Deanna Hurley, an aide to Hillsborough County Commissioner Al Higginbotham. Hurley notified media and chamber interests in an email July 31 about the plight of the two teachers, Holly Cover and Jamy Daily-Herman, who reportedly "lost everything" in their shared classroom because of a fire over the weekend. "Mrs. Cover and Mrs. Daily, are being supported by their co-teachers, who are asking the community for help," Hurley wrote. "We have no involvement in this process; we just wanted to help to get the word out." The school, at 3950 Falkenburg Road, …
Friday, June 29, 2012
The Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce's networking group, "Taking Care of Business," sponsored this month's membership luncheon at The Regent, featuring restaurants and groups from throughout the Greater Brandon and Riverview area.
The following report was submitted by Tanya Doran, executive director of the Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce. ______________ The Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce’s monthly membership luncheon took place June 26 at The Regent, hosted by the chamber's networking group, "Taking Care of Business," and featuring food from 16 member restaurants. More than 200 chamber members and guests took advantage of the chance to sample food from: The Greater Riverview Chamber also welcomed new members: Following the recognition of new members and renewing members, members of Taking Care of Business spoke on their satisfaction and the advantages they have received by joining the networking group. For more information, contact the Greater …
Friday, April 13, 2012
Noted are spring fests sponsored by the Riverview and Sabal Park chambers of commerce and Rotary Club of Tampa East. Also, BSAC open house and truck rally, Relays For Life at Brandon, Bloomingdale and Lennard, pancakes for ECHO and more.
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Friday, February 3, 2012
The Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce meets for its annual membership dinner Feb. 3 at HCC at The Regent, with Bob Bivins the incoming chair. The Riverview Chamber met earlier this year at the International Independent Showmen's Association.
Members will meet tonight, Feb. 3, for a look back and a glance ahead as a new year gets under way for the Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce. The annual event follows a similar night hosted by the Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce for its members. In both instances, awards are given and new chairs are seated. Here’s a look ahead, for Brandon — and a look back, for Riverview. _____________ BRANDON CHAMBER DINNER PREVIEW The event is scheduled to kick off tonight, Feb. 3, at 6:15 p.m., at HCC at The Regent, at 6437 Watson Road, in the southwest corner of the Winthrop community. Keep in mind: ___________ RIVERVIEW CHAMBER DINNER RECAP The Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce held its Polynesian-style luau dinner at the International …
Friday, August 26, 2011
Four Riverview business people are hoping to win the coveted post while raising funds for charity.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- D'Ann White
Friday, August 26, 2011
Candidates for honorary mayor of Riverview are ramping up their fundraisers as the day approaches to declare a winner. Fundraising activities this weekend include a salute to superstars, a cornhole tournament and a family movie night. The race officially kicked off June 10 at Salute! Sports Grill on Boyette Road in Riverview. Tossing their hats into the ring were Lisa Kennedy of Alley Cat Pest Control, who will raise funds for Mended Little Hearts and Faces of Courage; Stuart Mackey of Mackey Productions, who will raise funds for LifeCare of Brandon; Wendy Milenkevich of The Preserve at Alafia, who is raising funds for Joshua House; and Gabrielle Perham of Mace Multimedia, who is raising funds for the Riverview Boys & Girls Club. The …